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The Proposal

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The Proposal

Please, just say something.
Yes or no, Maybe?
Your silence seems strong,
Is the ring all wrong?
You’re all that I am!

Please don’t be mad
I’m just unsure 
About being
Secure—with you.

Secure, huh?
Three long years
Why this, now?

Sorry,
I must
Say no.

Wow!

Written for Catie's "Hex" Contest

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  1. Date: 9/22/2013 8:12:00 AM
    Mike, :) Congratulations on having your poem featured on the sous HOME PAGE.... always & forever *LINDA

  1. Date: 9/21/2013 6:07:00 AM
    good poem congrats on being featured Shadow x smile

  1. Date: 9/16/2013 5:43:00 PM
    I really enjoyed this poem. GREAT JOB (thumbs up). xD DWB

  1. Date: 2/18/2010 4:15:00 PM
    Interesting topic for the Diminished Hexaverse contest. Good luck in the competition. Keep the creative pen flowing. Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my work. Sara

  1. Date: 2/15/2010 2:27:00 PM
    Ouch! Hearing "no" after three long years must hurt a lot. Hope this didn't really happen to you, Mike. It's a superbly written poem in form and content. Good luck in the contest. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/12/2010 2:42:00 PM
    What a good job you did, writing for this contest! Good luck :)